Organic Agriculture News

  • Crow River Hosting Tour of Kadelbach Organic Farms on June 30

    Kadelbach Organic Farms, a 300-acre certified organic farm currently growing sweet corn, sweet peas, black beans and alfalfa/grass hay, is the site of a Crow River Chapter field day from 2 to 6 p.m. Sun., June 30, at 20364 210th St, Hutchinson. ...

  • When life throws you grapes, make wine

    With increased pressure to feed a growing global population, farming families have embraced modern science and technology to maximise output at whatever cost. So when John and Wilma Huisman took over the family farm in Balkbrug, in the eastern province of Overjissel, Netherlands in 1993, they chose a different approach. The couple embraced organic farming methods, valuing quality over quantity. ...


    By Major Equipment

  • Positive Development for Arable Farming – Not All Segments Benefit

    Brussels/Frankfurt am Main, 27 March 2019 – The markets for agricultural equipment developed very differently in 2018. The market for soil tillage equipment in particular showed a clearly positive development. Sales of fertilizer spreaders and seed drills also increased compared with 2017. However, for crop protection equipment and precision drills, the European market was weaker than in ...

  • Agrilevante and Agrimach, two

    Presented in Paris the two exhibitions dedicated to agricultural machinery that FederUnacoma organizes during the year. The Bari exhibition should register further growth, thanks also to the introduction of a livestock section. The exhibition in New Delhi takes place in the context of an impressive growth in Indian mechanization, which in 2018 reached 800,000 tractors sold on the national market. ...

  • ‘Smart Equipment for Sustainable Agriculture’: CEMA calls on EU policy-makers to set a favorable industrial landscape & promote Digital Farming for farms of all sizes

    Brussels, 21st of February 2019 – Agriculture is set for a digital revolution, just as farm machines profoundly transformed it one century ago. Modern agricultural machines in combination with digital farming tools are the “essential kit” that farmers should endorse to increase the sustainability, ...

  • Be a part of the Global Food Solution

    Demand for fish protein is on the increase due to population growth and is putting more pressure on both marine and fresh water stocks. More than 33% of ocean fishing is fully exploited due to overfishing (the practice of commercial and non-commercial fishing which depletes a fishery by catching so many adult fish that ...


    By BioFishency

  • Irritec at Eima 2018

    Also for 2018, Irritec will attend to Eima International, the biennal International Exposition of Machinery for Agriculture and Gardening, to be held from Novembr 7th to 11th in Bologna Trade Fair quarters. Manufacturing industries from around the world presenting avant-garde technologies in the sector at the global level will get involved in the event. Each edition hosts some 1,900 companies ...


    By IRRITEC SpA

  • Irritec at Moldagrotech 2018

    Irritec will be present at Moldagrotech 2018. The exhibition will take place from 17-24 October 2018 in Chisinau, Moldova. Moldagrotech, in her 35th autumn edition, is a specialised event of International Centre of fairs Moldexpo. Co-organized by Ministry of agriculture, regional development and enviroment of Republic of Moldova, is organized for corporations of agricultural market. A large ...


    By IRRITEC SpA

  • Irritec at Indagra 2018

    Irritec will participate at Indagra, that will take place in Bucarest, Romania, from October 31th to November 4th, 2018. Indagra is the biggest and most important event for agriculture in Romania. Organized by Romexpo, with the supports of Chambers of Commerce and Industry, Indagra opens now her 23th edition. On this year, the event will be held by the new B2, C1, C2, C4 and C5 pavilions. Placed ...


    By IRRITEC SpA

  • Latin American & Caribbean Aquaculture 2018 - Bogota Colombia

    The Latin American and Caribbean Aquaculture 2018 - LACQUA18 and the VIII Colombian Congress of Aquaculture - VIII CCA are close to take place in Bogotá, Colombia at the Agora International Convention Center from October 23 to 26, 2018, this is why we want to invite you to be part of this important event that has an academic program in different areas of aquaculture and an exhibit ...


    By World Aquaculture Society

  • The Seeds of Change Golf Tournament

    Fremont, a Kurita company was proud to be a sponsor of The Seeds of Change Golf Tournament, hosted by Poet Biofuels. Seeds of Change, a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization, is dedicated to cultivating hope across nations by transforming education, agriculture, and environmental conditions to support worldwide, sustainable development. Rob Herbon, Fremont Director of Corporate Accounts, spoke at ...


    By Kurita

  • Minnesota Premium Garlic Project Field Days: June 30 in Kenyon, July 7 in Chokio

    SFA’s Upper Midwest Garlic Growers Group and the Minnesota Premium Garlic Project are hosting two upcoming field days on opposite sides of Minnesota, with more to come this fall. ...

  • Go ahead for Skye organic farms

    HIGHLAND Council has given the go ahead to two organic salmon farms off Skye, the head of the planning department told MSPs this morning. Mark Harvey, giving evidence to the Rural Economy and Connectivity committee, said the farms were approved because of the social and economic benefits they will bring to the area. ‘It is not so much the number of jobs, but the fact that they are ...


    By FISHupdate

  • Helping customers assess their portfolio with BASF`s Sustainable Solution Steering methodology

    Helping customers assess their portfolio with BASF's Sustainable Solution Steering methodology BASF publishes detailed methodology BioMar, supplier of high-performance fish feed, applies Sustainable Solution Steering to its portfolio Sustainability is an integral part of BASF’s corporate strategy. A tangible example of how ...


    By thinkstep

  • Community welcomes fish farm plan

    PLANS to build two organic fish farms off Staffin on Skye have been backed by the local community, which said it would welcome the job opportunities. Planners are being asked to approve the organic salmon farms subject to environmental and other conditions and despite more than 50 objections, the Herald reported today. But Staffin Community Trust (SCT) has backed the farms at Tote and ...


    By FISHupdate

  • Kulmalan Puutarha

    Kulmalan puutarha invested in Netled´s hybrid lighting solution at the end of the year 2016 for organic basil production.   Finnish professional greenhouse Kulmalan puutarha has long experience in producing organic sallads, herbs, tomato and cucumber. ...


    By Netled Oy

  • How to Make Cow Dung Fertilizer

    Currently, the most common and valuable processing method is to turn cow dung/manure into sellable organic fertilizer. Cow dung is a derived product from wastes produced by cattle, providing high levels of organic materials and rich in nutrients, including about nitrogen, phosphorous and potassium as well as many other essential nutrients. According to the data, daily cow dung contain 12.9% DM ...

  • The First World Championship Of Olive Picking

    Date: 19/10/2017 - 22/10/2017 Nation: Croatia City: POSTIRA In Brac island, in Croatia, took place the first ever World Championship of olive picking. The event was organized by the office of Tourism together with the Cooperative for Agriculture and Municipality of Postira and ...


    By Pieralisi Group

  • Intra-row weeding possible with vision systems

    Researchers of Wageningen University & Research, BU Greenhouse horticulture, developed weeding machines which are able to do intra-row weeding. Our experts in robotics were responsible for the detection of weed based on camera images. This development brings great advantage in weed control on the field, improving crop size and quality. When growing organic vegetables on the field, one of the ...

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